Certification Program – SFH Oncology

 

Become Certified as an SFH Oncology Therapist


SFH Oncology Part 1

Our Fundamentals of Oncology course is designed to take the fear and misunderstanding out of providing soft tissue manipulations to individuals who have had a cancer diagnosis or are actively affected by cancer. Fundamentals of Oncology offers a service for the fast-growing need to train health care providers to provide clients with ongoing and post-treatment soft-tissue care. This path will give you the foundation to support oncology patients and cancer survivors through hands-on support confidently.


SFH Oncology Soft Tissue Manipulation

Prerequisite – Fundamentals of Oncology Part 1

(Unless you have recently taken an oncology course or previously taken our Massage for people living with Cancer course)

Become proficient with the manipulation of soft tissues with patients affected by cancer. Oncology Soft Tissue Manipulation course is a 3-day long course predominately hands-on. Based on Canadian Cancer Society standards, this highly anticipated course is designed to provide all Health Care providers with the knowledge and skills needed to safely and effectively provide soft tissue manipulation. Addressing the fear and misunderstanding of providing soft tissue manipulation to individuals who have had a cancer diagnosis, participants will gain insight into the mechanism behind cancer spread and how, with proper assessment and adaptations, muscle and joint manipulations can be very beneficial to this population. Some pre-reading of theory material is required.


SFH Certification requirements


As of 2019, there will be two options for students participating in our certification programs.

Students can take our classes and receive an attendance certificate. They will still receive the allotted amount of credits specified by their association and do not need to complete an exam. Students can write an exam at the end of each class. If they pass all exams, then they will receive a final certificate stating that they completed all requirements to be a ‘Certified Therapist.

Benefits of being an SFH Certified Therapist


Proof that you have understood the course content to the level where SFH is confident that you can safely incorporate their teachings into your practice.

Giving you full confidence that you understood the material to safely put it into your practice.

Proudly promote to your clientele that you are officially SFH certified.

Proficiency in your peers.

Who qualifies to take this course?


All health care providers who work directly with oncology patients are welcome to take this course. Chiropractors, Physiotherapists, Nursing staff, Massage Therapists, Acupuncturists, Athletic therapists and Manual Osteopaths and Osteopaths.

2nd Year Massage Therapy students who have completed Pathology are welcome.

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